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Johnston finishes 57th in Ironman division

Becca Johnston of Lahaina finished 57th in the female 40-44 division at the Ironman Canada Triathlon on Saturday at Whistler, British Columbia.

Johnston, 40, finished in 14 hours, 30 minutes, 41 seconds. It was her first Ironman and first triathlon.

Johnston completed the 2.4-mile swim in 1:25:56, 112-mile bike in 7:35:32 and the 26.2-mile run in 5:21:26.


Elftman-Hanson tied for 60th at Junior PGA

Wailuku’s Ariel Elftman-Hanson shot a 6-over-par 77 and is tied for 60th after Wednesday’s second round of the Junior PGA Championship at Bryan, Texas.

Elftman-Hanson is at 13-over 155 at Miramont Country Club.

Gordon Neale of Trabuco Canyon, Calif., leads at 6-under 136.


Larsen eliminated from U.S. Open of Surfing

Granger Larsen of Lahaina was eliminated in the second round of the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing on Wednesday at Huntington Beach, Calif.

Larsen finished last in his four-man heat with a two-wave score of 14.10.

Bede Durbidge scored a 15.30, Garrett Parkes had a 15.26 and Julian Wilson posted a 14.27. All three surfers are from Australia.


Easter wins $10K for hole-in-one at Pukalani

Bodhi Easter of Pukalani won $10,000 for a hole-in-one on Saturday in the Going Green on the Greens golf tournament at Pukalani Country Club.

Easter used a 4-iron to ace the 154-yard eighth hole. The $10,000 prize was sponsored by Rodeo General Store in Makawao.

“I hit a good shot and the ball started at the green, it took two hops and disappeared,” Easter said in a press release.

The event was the first tournament fundraiser for the Rotary Club of Upcountry Maui.

The hole-in-one was witnessed by about 10 people.


Lahainaluna seeking cross country coach

Lahainaluna High School is looking for a cross country coach for the season that starts next month.

Interested candidates should contact athletic director Scott Soldwisch by calling 662-3979 or emailing scott_soldwisch/lahainaluna/

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Maui Marathon Expo will be Sept. 19-20

The Maui Marathon Health and Fitness Expo will be held Sept. 19-20 at the Westin Resort and Spa located in the Valley Isle Ballroom.

The free event, which is the start of the Maui Marathon weekend of festivities, is open to the public. The Maui Mara-thon is Sept. 21.

The expo will be from noon to 6 p.m. on Sept. 19 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. the following day.

Exhibitors will be featuring the latest products and services in the health and fitness industry.

For more information, contact:


Elftman-Hanson tied for 61st at Junior PGA

Wailuku’s Ariel Elftman-Hanson shot a 7-over-par 78 and is tied for 61st after the first round of the Junior PGA Championship at Bryan, Texas.

Four players are tied for the lead at 3-under 68 at Miramont Country Club.


Wailuku Junior Tennis meeting set for Aug. 11

The Wailuku Junior Tennis Club will be holding a mandatory meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 11 at Wells Park’s WJTC clubhouse.

For more information, contact 242-0069.


Baldwin bowling team tryouts on Monday

Baldwin High School will be holding tryouts for its boys and girls bowling teams at 3:30 p.m. Monday at Maui Bowling Center.

All interested bowlers must have a valid physical.

For more information, contact coach James at 298-1390 or coach Ryan at 870-3606.

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Kraig Vickers Honor Run set for Aug. 3

The Third Annual Kraig Vickers Honor Run will be held Aug. 3 at Kanaha Beach Park in Kahului.

The event, which will feature a 5K run and 3K run/walk, is in honor of Kraig M.K. Vickers, who was killed in action in Afghanistan on Aug. 6, 2011. Vickers and 30 others were killed when their helicopter was shot down by insurgents while engaged in combat operations.

The 5K will start at 7:30 a.m., and the 3K will begin at 7:45.

The fee will be $35 for adults, $30 military and VIRR, and $20 for ages 12 and under.

All competitors will receive a free T-shirt and are encouraged to stay for entertainment and snacks.

For more information, contact Mark Vickers at


Dirt track racing schedule for Saturday

Dirt track racing will be held Saturday at Paradise Speedway Maui in Puunene.

Racing will begin after a 5:30 p.m. officials meeting.

Admission is $12 for adults, $5 ages 6-12 and free for ages 5-and-under.


Campbell aces No. 6 at Kahili Golf Course

Bill Campbell of Pukalani recorded a hole-in-one Saturday on Kahili Golf Course’s No. 6 hole.

Campbell used a 5-iron for the 136-yard shot.

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Duarte finishes seventh at CrossFit Games

Maui’s Allen Duarte finished seventh in the men’s 50-54 division at the CrossFit Games in Carson, Calif.

Duarte, who works for the Maui County Fire Department, finished with 574 points in the competition, which was held from Tuesday through Thursday. Duarte won the max distance and 2007 categories.

Will Powell of Greensboro N.C., won the division with 635 points.

Duarte’s results were: deadlift ladder (15th place, 425 pounds), max distance (first, 130 feet), sled drag (20th, 48.7 seconds), run rope (12th, 12:12.73), 2007 (first, 10:51.98), medball burpee (20th, 5:58.88), down &?back (11th, 14:45.53) and masters final (second, 1:19.22).


Rosen St. John wins four freestyle matches

Thomas Rosen St. John, a senior-to-be at Lahainaluna High School, won four freestyle matches at the Asics/Vaughan Cadet/Junior Wrestling National Championships in Fargo, North Dakota.

Rosen St. John, wrestling at 160 pounds, lost to Cameron Loving of Oklahoma in his first match before winning four straight bouts. He pinned Dillon Leneave of Ohio in 4 minutes, 42 seconds and Zach Krapf of Americans in Europe in 2:41. Rosen St. John then edged Keon McVay of Arkansas 11-10, and pinned Kristian Jackson of Ohio in 2:34. He was eliminated by Jacobe Smith of Oklahoma in round six.

Thomas Stevenson, a junior-to-be at Baldwin, won his first two matches at 145 by technical fall (10-0) over Austin Clem of Utah and Cameron Amose of Indiana. He was eliminated by Brady Berge of Minnesota and Austin Hiles of Ohio.

Zach Wigzell, a junior-to-be at Lahainaluna, lost to Mario Vasquez of Texas at 120 before defeating Reese Dalton of Georgia 12-2. He was eliminated by Spencer Hurrell of Virginia.


Rugby event today will benefit Tongi family

Maui Rugby will hold the “Flag Rugby Fest” today at the Pit field across War Memorial Stadium to raise money for the Tongi family, whose Kihei home was lost in a fire last week.

The non-contact rugby matches for adults and children will run from 4 p.m. to sunset. Many of the 12 Tongi children play on Maui Rugby teams.

The public is invited to come and learn to play non-contact rugby and support the Tongi family. The suggested donation for adults is $20 per player.

For more information or to donate to the Tongi family, contact Jack at 344-7191.


Women’s basketball league starting Aug. 8

A women’s basketball league, which will play games at the Lahaina Civic Center, is looking for teams.

The eight-team league will play on Fridays, starting Aug. 8 and ending in late September.

For more information, contact Todd Rickard at 357-2835.


Munetake, Ngan will play in Hogan Cup

Wailuku’s Tyler Munetake and Justin Ngan were selected to play in the Eddie Hogan Cup, which will be held Aug. 8-10 at Portland, Ore.

Zackary Kaneshiro of Kaneohe and Justin Williamson of Honolulu also will represent Hawaii at the competition.

The Hogan Cup will feature the best junior golfers from the Western United States and Canada with the three lowest scores each day determining the team total.

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Maui United U-14 girls fall in Albion final

The Maui United U-14 girls team advanced to the finals of the Albion National Soccer Showcase on Sunday at San Diego.

Maui United, which competed in the tournament’s top flight, lost 1-0 to Oceanside, Calif., in the title match.

Earlier in the tournament, Maui United beat Legends 2000 2-1, Albion Premier 2-0 and Albion White 1-1 (3-1 penalty kicks), and tied Slammers 0-0.

Maui United team members were Dzana Alibegic, Melia Bognofilio, Gabby Bugtong, Kyra Cambra, Ashley Dando (1 goal), Nicole Daniels, Ashleen Grasso (2 goals), Malie Kuia, Marea Lee (1 goal), Taryn Pacheco, Kalena Pfaelt-zer, Hoku Robinson (1 goal), Hailee Sanchez, Kyanna Torres-Kaiwi (2 goals), Domini-que Turner (1 goal), Jessica Vanni and Shea Watanabe.

The head coach was Gabriel Sarraude and the assistant coach was Blake Nunes.

Maui United’s 2001 and 2004 boys teams advanced to the semifinals.


Run and Walk for the Whales set for Jan. 31

The Run and Walk for the Whales – with half marathon, 10K, 5K and 2.5-mile walk events – is set for Jan. 31.

The course starts and ends at the Ma’alaea Harbor Shops, two weeks before the annual World Whale Day festivities held at Kalama Park, also hosted by Pacific Whale Foundation.

The event has four price brackets: the half marathon is $45, the 10K is $40, the 5K is $35 and the 2.5-mile walk is $20.

Registration fees will increase on Sept. 1 and closes at packet pick up. There is no race day registration.

Entry fees will support humpback whale research in Hawaii.

For more information, contact Pacific Whale Foundation at 249-8811, ext. 1 or email


Maui Surfer Girls schedule to hold camp

The Maui Surfer Girls program will hold a surf camp Monday through Friday next week at Camp Olowalu.

The camp will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day for girls ages 10-17 at a cost of $575.

For more information, visit or call Dustin Tester at 280-8165.


Maui High JV football holding practices

The Maui High School junior varsity football team is practicing Mondays through Fridays at 3 p.m. at the school’s field.

Any interested freshmen or sophomores should contact coach Mike Felicilda at 281-6853.

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Three Maui golfers finish in second place

Three Maui golfers finished runners-up in a Hawaii State Junior Golf Association All Ages Junior Tour Series event, which wrapped up Friday at Honolulu Country Club.

The golfers were Makawao’s Joy Callian (86-89-175) in the girls 11-12 division; Kahului’s Jordan Terada (82-77-159) in the boys 13-14 divison; and Wailuku’s Tyler Munetake (75-70-145) in the boys 15-18 division.

Other Mauians in the event were Kahului’s Anson Cabello (fifth, 92-98-190) in boys 7-10; Haiku’s Summer Wong (third, 98-88-186) in girls 7-10; and Wailuku’s Chad Lee (third, 82-79-161) in boys 13-14.


Central East Maui wins state tourney opener

Connor Palmeira hit a grand slam in the first inning and Kaipo Haole pitched a complete game as Central East Maui beat Waipio 4-3 in the Little League Majors (11-12) Division State Tournament on Friday at Pride Field on Oahu.

Palmeira’s blast was to left-center field, and Haole allowed five hits.

CEM will face Honolulu today 10 a.m.


Maui Scout Baseball will be holding tryouts

The Maui Scout Baseball League is holding tryouts for its 18U and 15U fall wood bat programs.

The 2014 season runs from August to October.

Tryout participants must be at least 13 years old and have a completed waiver with parent or guardian signature on file to participate.

For more information, contact league manager Barry Takahashi at (808) 250-6835.


Softball registration for ages 6-14 being held

The Department of Parks and Recreation’s South Maui district is holding registration for softball players 6-14 years old.

The program, which will return to a slow-pitch format, will start in August.

For more information, call Jake Gusman at 879-4533.

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Maui falls apart late at Big League regional

Maui allowed four runs in the top of the seventh inning and lost 6-5 to Thousand Oaks, Calif., in the Little League Big League (ages 15-18) West Regional in Bremerton, Wash., on Thursday.

Maui’s Makana Victorine batted 2-for-3 with two runs scored and Gabe Gunter drew three walks and scored twice.

Maui (2-1 in pool play) beat Thousand Oaks (3-1) 4-3 in eight inning on Tuesday. Both teams are assured of reaching the semifinals.

Maui will face West Puget Sound, Wash., today at 9 a.m. Hawaii time in the teams’ pool-play finale.



Colten Follett, Johnny Torisian (3), Jessie Aucelluzzo (5) and Brayden Hubert; Josh Nobriga, Noah Apolo (6), David Rapanot (7), Micah Richardson (7) and Makana Victorine. W- Aucelluzzo. L-Rapanot. 3B-Thousand Oaks: Aucelluzzo; Maui: Callen Beeson.

Leading hitters-TO: Aucelluzzo 2-4. Maui: Victorine 2-3, 2 runs; Gabe Gunter 2 runs.


Isagawa eliminated in third round of Publinks

Wailuku’s Cassy Isagawa was eliminated in the third round of match play during the U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links Championship on Thursday at DuPont, Wash.

The Baldwin High School alumnus beat T.J. Kliebphipat of Panorama City, Calif., in 19 holes in her second-round match at the Home Course.

Isagawa then fell to Fumie (Alice) Jo of the People’s Republic of China 4 and 2 later in the day.


Calibuso-Kwee tied for 44th at Callaway golf

Wailuku’s Lana Calibuso-Kwee shot an 8-over-par 81 in the girls 11-12 division during the third round of the Callaway Junior World Golf Championships on Thursday at San Diego.

Calibuso-Kwee was tied for 44th at 24-over 243 at Rancho Bernardo Inn Golf Resort.

Karah Sanford (69) of Escondido, Calif., and Yealimi Noh (76) of Concord, Calif., led at 5-under 214.


Chiarella an alternate for U.S. Amateur

Alex Chiarella of Makawao is the second alternate from Hawaii for the U.S. Amateur golf tournament after he fired rounds of 72 and 67 at a qualifier held Wednesday and Thursday at Mililani Golf Club.

Chiarella, a Seabury Hall graduate, finished third behind Kyosuke Kevin Hara of Honolulu, who grabbed the lone qualifying spot at 136. Kaneohe’s Alika Bell is the first alternate after a 138.

Other Mauians in the qualifying field were Kahului’s Kyeton Littel and Lahaina’s Aaron Kunitomo, who tied for ninth at 146; Justin Arcano of Wailuku tied for 17th at 150; Wailuku’s Lucas Park tied for 23rd at 160; and Stephen Senior of Lahaina tied for 26th at 166.


Longboard should be first to finish Vic-Maui

Longboard, a Riptide 35 Mark II yacht out of Vancouver, British Columbia, was 46 miles from the finish line in Kaanapali at 5 p.m. Thursday and was expected to be the first to finish the Vic-Maui International Yacht Race just before midnight.

Longboard is skippered by Peter Salusbury out of West Vancouver Yacht Club.

New Haven, a Ker 46 yacht skippered by John Kerrigan out of Port Madison Yacht Club in Bainbridge Island, Wash., was 156 miles from the finish line, which is off the Aston Kaanapali Shores, at 5 p.m. Thursday – it is expected in today.

The official winner will be determined by corrected time, where New Haven has an advantage between the top two boats.

The 2,308-nautical mile race started July 3 in Victoria, British Columbia.

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Calibuso-Kwee in tie for 46th place

Lana Calibuso-Kwee of Wailuku stands in a tie for 46th place midway through the girls 11-12 division at the Callaway Junior World Golf Championships being played in San Diego.

Calibuso-Kwee is at 16-over-par 162 after a 79 on Wednesday.


Okamura shoots 2-under on eTour

Garrett Okamura of Wailuku shot a 2-under-par 70 in the first round of the eTour’s Cabarrus Classic to stand in a tie for 27th place Wednesday at the Cabarrus Country Club in Concord, N.C.

Okamura, a former Baldwin High School and University of Hawaii-Hilo standout, is coming off an 18th place finish in the eTour’s Southern Open last week.


Awai-Dickson 19th in steer wrestling

Kanoa Awai-Dickson finished 19th in the first round of steer wrestling that concluded Wednesday at the National High School Finals Rodeo in Rock Springs, Wyo.

Awai-Dickson, the Hawaii high school all-around cowboy and a rising senior at King Kekaulike High School, also finished 56th in tie-down roping in a time of 14.39 seconds.

Awai-Dickson and partner Kaena Poouahi, a junior-to-be at King Kekaulike, will compete in team roping today.


Longboard poised to reach west side

Longboard, a Riptide 35 Mark II yacht out of Vancouver, British Columbia, appears on the brink of being the first to finish the Vic-Maui International Yacht Race.

As of 5 p.m. HST Wednesday, Longboard, skippered by Peter Salusbury out of West Vancouver Yacht Club, was 256 miles from the finish line in Kaanapali. She is expected to finish late this afternoon.

New Haven, a Ker 46 yacht out of Bainbridge Island, Wash., was 78 miles behind Longboard and is expected in early Friday morning.

The official winner will be decided by corrected time, and New Haven has an advantage there.

The finish line is off the Aston Kaanapali Shores Hotel.

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Isagawa drops to 17th at women’s Publinx

Wailuku’s Cassy Isagawa shot an even-par 72 to drop into a tie for 17th after the second round of the U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links Championship on Tuesday at DuPont, Wash.

The Baldwin High School alumnus was at 2-under 142 at the Home Course. Isagawa was tied for fifth after the opening round.

Eun Jeong Seong of South Korea shot a 64 on Tuesday to take a four-shot lead at 134.


Keiley fails to make cut at men’s Publinx

Haiku’s Jameson Keiley shot a second-round 3-over-par 74 and failed to make the cut at the U.S. Men’s Amateur Public Links Championship on Monday at Newton, Kan.

The Baldwin High School alumnus finished at 11-over 153 at Sand Creek Station Golf Course.

Four players were tied for the lead at 134.


Teams being sought for coed softball league

Teams are being sought for the South Maui Coed Softball League, which starts its season Aug. 17.

A managers meeting will be held at 5 p.m., Aug. 10 at the South Maui Community Park.

For more information, contact Nick Poree at 870-6321.


Awai-Dickson in 15th at high school rodeo

Kanoa Awai-Dickson, the Hawaii state all-around cowboy and a rising senior at King Kekaulike High School, currently stands 15th in the first round of steer wrestling at the National High School Rodeo at Rock Springs, Wyo.

Awai-Dickson of Kula finished in 7.47 seconds – Brayden Lelek of Duchess, Alberta, was the first-round leader at 6.43 seconds.


Calibuso-Kwee tied for 54th at Callaway golf

Wailuku’s Lana Calibuso-Kwee shot a 10-over-par 83 in the girls 11-12 division during the first round of the Callaway Junior World Golf Championships on Tuesday at San Diego.

Yealimi Noh of Concord, Calif., leads by two shots after a 66 at Rancho Bernardo Inn Golf Resort.

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Isagawa tied for fifth at women’s Publinx

Cassy Isagawa, a Baldwin High School alumnus, is tied for fifth after shooting a 2-under-par 70 in the first round of the U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links Championship on Monday at DuPont, Wash.

Cindy Ha of Demarest, N.J., leads after shooting a 5-under 67 at the Home Course.

Lucy Li, the 11-year-old who played in last month’s U.S. Women’s Open at Pinehurst, shot a 74.


Keiley 13 strokes back at men’s Publinx

Jameson Keiley, a Baldwin High School alumnus, trails by 13 strokes after shooting an 8-over-par 79 in the first round of the U.S. Men’s Amateur Public Links Championship on Monday at Newton, Kan.

Zane Thomas of Las Vegas leads after carding a 66 at Sand Creek Station Golf Course.


Okamura ties for 18th at eGolf Tour event

Garrett Okamura of Wailuku shot a final-round 5-under-par 66 on Sunday to tie for 18th in the eGolf Tour’s Southern Open at Kannapolis, N.C.

Okamura, the head professional at The Dunes at Maui Lani, finished at 12-under 272 at The Club at Irish Creek and won $2,000.

Seamus Power of Ireland finished at 65-263 to win the event and $13,500.


Kekaulike JV football workouts being held

The King Kekaulike High School junior varsity football team will be holding summer workouts Mondays through Thursdays at the school’s field.

The workouts will be from 5:30 to 7 p.m., with the first official practice set for July 21.

For more information, call JV coach David Nesmith at 344-4030.


Team Kiffmann wins six medals in San Jose

Team Kiffmann Taekwondo o Kahului won six medals during the USA Nationals, which ended July 7 at San Jose, Calif.

Three competitors won gold medals: Patrick Arcano (blue belt, juniors, male 15-17, welterweight); Anisha Patterson (green belt, cadets, female 12-14, middleweight); and Kathryn Kiffmann (women’s ultras, lightweight).

Bronze medals were won by: Lydia Tan (green belt, girls 8-9, lightweight); Jaden Pladera (red belt, youth male 10-11, finweight); and Camryn Henry (world class juniors, female, light middleweight).


New Haven maintains lead in Vic-Maui race

New Haven maintained its lead in the Vic-Maui Yacht Race and was 728 nautical miles from the finish as of Monday night.

Longboard is in second place, 670 nautical miles from the finish; Kahuna is third, 987 nautical miles out; and JAM is fourth, 1,059 nautical miles from the finish.

The order of finish in the 2,308-nautical mile race from Victoria, British Columbia to Lahaina will be awarded on corrected time.

The first finishers should arrive in Lahaina late this week.

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Duarte will compete at CrossFit Games

Allen Duarte, a member of the Maui Fire Department, has qualified for the Reebok CrossFit Games to be held July 25 at Carson, Calif.

Duarte, who will be entered in the 50-54 division, is the second Maui resident and first male to compete in the event.

He placed sixth among hundreds of thousands of competitors in his division during a five-week worldwide qualifier.


Okamura tied for 15th at eGolf Tour event

Garrett Okamura of Wai-luku shot a 1-under-par 70 on Thursday and dropped into a tie for 15th after the second round of the eGolf Tour’s Southern Open at Kannapolis, N.C.

Okamura, who was part of a three-way tie for the lead entering the round, is seven strokes behind Adam Stephenson of Greenville, S.C., who carded a course-record 60 on Thursday.


Rand gets hole-in-one at Wailea Old Blue

Joel Rand of Wailea recorded a hole-in-one during the Maui College Chancellor’s Golf Tournament on June 28 at the Wailea Old Blue Golf Course.

Rand aced the 135-yard 12th hole using a pitching wedge. The shot was witnessed by Sandy Fujitani and Dan Regan.

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Okamura tied for first at eGolf Tour event

Garrett Okamura of Wailuku shot a 6-under-par 65 to share the lead after the first round of the eGolf Tour’s Southern Open on Wednesday at Kannapolis, N.C.

Jack Fields of Southern Pines, N.C., and Jesse Hutchins of Kirkersville, Ohio, also are tied for first at The Club at Irish Creek.

Okamura, making just his third career start on the eGolf Tour, started on the back nine and birdied Nos. 1, 2, 5, 11, 13 and 15.

The four-round event has 117 players.


Fernando goes 3-2 at USTA Pacific zone event

Kamalii Elementary School 5th-grader Nikki Fernando finished 3-2 during the USTA Boys’ and Girls’ 12 Pacific Zone Team Championships at Tucson, Ariz.

Fernando competed for the Hawaii team, which finished fifth. The tournament, which concluded Monday, consisted of the top six boys and girls from each region.

Fernando was also the recipient of the Hawaii team’s sportsmanship award.


King Kekaulike football tryouts July 21-23

The King Kekaulike High School football team will be holding tryouts at the school’s field July 21-23 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

All interested players need to have a current physical and completed consent form in order to participate

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Trotto takes titles at multiple meets

Mary Trotto of Kihei won eight titles in the women’s 65 division at the USA Track and Field East Region Masters Championships that took place June 28-29 at Howard Community College in Columbia, Md., and won the division title in the National Masters Decathlon that took place Saturday and Sunday in at Missouri Southern University in Neosho.

Trotto was the lone entrant in six events at the regional meet. She had a time of 49.78 seconds in the 200 meters and 14:25.70 in the 2,000 steeplechase, cleared 0.90 meters in the high jump, and had distances of 2.13 meters in the long jump, 4.55 in the triple jump and 15.89 in the javelin. She won two-person competitions in the shot put (6.19 meters) and discus (15.63).

She was the only competitor in her division in the decathlon and finished with 2,376 points.


Mixed martial arts card scheduled for Saturday

A mixed martial arts card is scheduled for Saturday at the Lahaina Civic Center.

Maui Fighting Championship IV, the “No Ka Oi” card, will have fighters from Maui County and the Big Island. Doors will open at 5 p.m., and bouts are scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.

General admission tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Cageside tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Advance ticket sales will take place at YNVU Clothing in the Maui Mall in Kahului, 808 Gym in Wailuku, West Maui Motors in Lahaina and The Gym Maui in Kihei.


Introductory ki-aikido classes on Thursdays

An introductory ki-aikido course for teens and adults is scheduled for 6:30-8:30 p.m. on each of the next four Thursdays at the Shunshinkan Dojo in Wailuku.

Instruction will be offered in nonaggressive self-defense, as well as relaxation and calming.

The fee is $40, which also pays for a manual and can be credited toward dues for additional classes.

For more information, call 357-5172 or 244-5165 or go to